Author:Iliana Yaschine
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: Over the course of the first decade of the 21st century, with the support of a number of international organizations, Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) programmes became one of the social policy instruments most widely used to combat poverty in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Because of its widely recognized success, Mexico’s Oportunidades Programme (formerly known as PROGRESA) was commonly employed as a model for creating programmes in other countries. The fundamental components of the ‘copy models’ are basically the same, but there are variances in terms of objectives,selection of target population and specific lines of intervention. (…)

keywords: Replicating a Conditional Cash Transfers Programme: Reflections Based on the Experience of the Oportunidades Programme
Date Publication: 11/09/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 176
Language: English